MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County Public Health Department and Department Chairperson Freeholder Ronald G. Rios announced Oct. 1 the “Get Active. Eat Right. Be Healthy.” poster contest as part of an effort to combat obesity. The contest will be open to all…
MONROE—Are you over 50 years of age? Do you have arthritis? You can still have an active life!
UNION – Kean University’s Department of Communication Disorders and Deafness and Monmouth Medical Center’s Regional Cleft Palate Center will co-sponsor a symposium, Medical/Dental Implications, Speech and Educational Strategies for Children with Cleft Palate, on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch.
NEW BRUNSWICK–Jodi F. Bouer, Esq., will address the first meeting of Restoring Hope in Autism Family Support Group at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
NORTH BRUNSWICK – Anthem Institute North Brunswick, located at US Route 1 South, will host a Community Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CRANFORD—Union County College will be hosting an open house for students who are interested in learning more about the LPN to RN and RN programs offered by the Trinitas School of Nursing through the Cooperative Nursing Program between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Union County College.
October is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and I would like to urge all parents to educate themselves about this dangerous epidemic. Please take time to emphasize the importance of good nutrition at home.
CRANFORD—Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a four week lecture series, “Journey Through Grief” Tuesday evenings, Oct. 6 – 27 from 7-9 p.m. The lecture series will be held at Cranford Alliance Church, 7 Cherry Street.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey is one of 15 states that could run out of hospital beds during the peak of the outbreak of a mild pandemic of H1N1 flu, according to a report released today by the non-profit group Trust for America’s Health.
NEWARK—The American Journal of Sports Medicine reports that young athletes who suffer concussions are routinely sent back into the game too soon, risking further injury and possible long-term effects.